8. VACANCIES, ETC., NOT TO INVALIDATE PROCEEDINGS OF BOARD.
No act or proceeding of the Board shall be invalid merely by reason of –
(a) any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of, the Board; or
(b) any defect in the appointment of a person acting as a member of the Board; or
(c) any irregularity in the procedure of the Board not affecting the merits of the case.